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Comienza, la historia de la pasción de Nuestro Señor Jesu Xpo (18th century])

Author: unknown
Subject: Jesus Christ; Manuscripts, Mexican; Manuscripts, Tarascan; Tarascan language; Indian linguistics; Manuscripts; Imprint 17--
Publisher: [Tarejero, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico : s.n.]
Language: Spanish; Latin; Central American Indian
Call number: b5706224
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes: No table-of-contents pages found. No copyright page found. Bound as a collection.

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Ms. codex

Title from caption on leaf 1 recto

Anonymous manuscript account of the passion of Jesus Christ in the Tarascan language

18th century date of composition suggested by Nicolás León who described it as "Ecritura confusa. Ms. inédito" and arranged for its binding with another Tarascan manuscript

Text composed in brown ink

John Carter Brown Library copy bound as 1st item of 2 with: [Via crucis en lengua tarasca] / by José Juan Aparicio Maya, [Tarejero, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico, between 1838 and 1853]

John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: text is much faded and water stained; leaves 1-9 are mutilated and torn in upper right hand corner, affecting text and leaves 1-4 are mutilated and torn at foot of text block, aslo affecting text

John Carter Brown Library copy half bound in 19th century calf with marbled boards

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Dr. Nicolás León: bookplate on front pastedown

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